NEW for 2014

Exercise is Medicine

Course# TD1860

Note: This workshop is capped at 16 participants.

Competency: Work/Life Wellness - Fundamental

Type: Single-Session Workshop

Total Workshop Time: 2 Hours

Make-Ups: No make-ups are scheduled for this workshop.

Pre-requisites: None 

Workshop Description: Physical inactivity is one of the fastest growing public health concerns nationwide.  This workshop will explore how physical activity can improve overall health and be effective in the treatment and prevention of chronic disease.  Through discussion participants will determine ways to increase physical activity on and off campus and learn about a variety of resources available through University Recreation programs and services.  

In this workshop participants will:

  • Identify the most prevalent chronic diseases associated with an inactive lifestyle
  • Identify benefits of various types of physical activity
  • Identify barriers associated with becoming more physically active
  • Determine the appropriate level of physical activity ideal for improving overall health
  • Explore easy ways to incorporate more activity into daily life
  • Identify resources available through UREC that can aide in attaining a more active lifestyle

Presented by: Holly Bailey, Coordinator of Fitness and Nutrition Programs, UREC

Session Information:
Friday, April 4, 2014
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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